[Otaru, Hokkaido] Otaru Canal, Music Box Museum and Glassware Shop

For our second day of our guided tour, we’re heading to Otaru today! Took a quick shot of the lovely city view from our hotel, JR Tower Nikko Sapporo, which was probably one of the highest buildings in Sapporo. Chocolate milk drink! Only in Hokkaido, from Shiroi Koibito. After breakfast, we headed down to the hotel lobby … Read more

[Sapporo, Hokkaido] Hokkaido Shrine, Okurayama Ski Jump Hill, Shiroi Koibito Park

The Japan Series is back! Continuing from the last post on Japan way back in March 2012, Day #4 of our trip continues with private day tour in the city of Sapporo! Prior to our trip, we have already arranged with English-speaking guides for just the two of us, from here. The HokkaidoExperience.com domain is … Read more

Langkawi Lagoon Resort : Day #2

[ Langkawi trip was made back in November 2008 ] Woke up earlier because we had booked a half-day tour online. Breakfast was buffet-style, sufficient variety but nothing we particularly liked. Another interesting observation – this particular resort seems rather popular with Middle-Eastern tourists, as we have seen a number of them around. Holiday season … Read more